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Samuel Girard

Samuel Girard

D - COL

Age: 24

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Rank D #40
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Sam Girard scores on Wednesday

Sam Girard found the back of the net as the Avalanche dispatched the Boston Bruins 4-3 in OT. He recorded a goal, an even-rating, two PIMs, two shots and one hit.

Fantasy Impact

Girard's shot had seeing eyes on this one. It bounced off a defenders shin pad, the went through two players, bounced again over Linus Ullmark's pad, tapped off the post and went in. It's his fifth of the year and the Avalanche defense accounted for three of the goals.

Jeremy Farr17 weeks ago
Samuel Girard notches a pair of helpers on Saturday

Sam Girard recorded two points, an even-rating and one shot in Colorado's 3-2 OT victory over the visiting Montreal Canadiens.

Fantasy Impact

Girard and defensive partner Devon Toews accounted for five assists on the night as they were both wheeling and finding open players. Girard doesn't provide the most in the hits department but is a solid piece of any fantasy d-corps due to his points upside. He has four goals and 19 assists this year.

Jeremy Farr18 weeks ago
Samuel Girard produces in loss

Samuel Girard logged one assist, blocked four shots, added two PIM and a minus-2 rating in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Predators.

Fantasy Impact

On the season Girard has 16 points, 39 shots on goal, 36 blocks, 14 PIM and an even rating through 25 games. With injuries and COVID problems, Girard will be seeing top-pair minutes.

Fox Wihlborg23 weeks ago
Samuel Girard playing top corner hockey

Samuel Girard scored one in Colorado's 7-3 victory over the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Friday. He registered a goal, a plus-1 rating, three shots and one block.

Fantasy Impact

The Avs were pressing and the puck was being moved around the perimeter. "Sammy G" ended up with the puck on his stick and he decided to skate off the side boards and use a 5-man screen to his advantage. He fired a tidy wrist shot into the top corner for his third of the season. He's up to fifteen points this year and is a reliable defenseman on fantasy rosters.

Jeremy Farr24 weeks ago
Two assists for Sam Girard in New York

Sam Girard recorded a pair of assists in Colorado's 7-3 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday. His stat line included two points, a plus-1 rating, two PIMs, one shot and one block.

Fantasy Impact

That's four assists for Girard in his last four games. He gets time on the power play and the Avalanche have netted 23 goals in their past four games. That obviously isn't a sustainable pace but Colorado can score and a top-4 defenseman in that system will thrive for fantasy owners. Despite his size he can still help out with hits as well. Colorado returns home to host Detroit on December 10th.

Jeremy Farr24 weeks ago